How Cancer Treatments Can Affect a Woman’s Fertility

As in any medical condition, it is always best to get your information from a doctor. Fertility and cancer are conditions that have many unknowns. Plus, women are provided less information about fertility than men, so it is one’s responsibility to ask the proper questions from the proper source. The Age Factor The more mature […]

The kinds of Stress Affecting Infertility

Infertility is a problem encountered by many men and women around the world, with varied causes that affect either male or female. One of the possible factors that may contribute to infertility is stress. Coming in different forms, stress can affect a person’s hormonal and nervous systems, which certainly impacts fertility. Scientists have even discovered […]

How Diabetes can Affect Infertility

Infertility is the inability to become pregnant after trying for 12 months. It is a common problem that can involve the male, female or both. Around one third of cases are caused by females and another one third caused by males. The rest are caused by a mixture of female and male problems or possibly […]

The Relationship between Natural Killer Cells and Infertility

For women who have experienced miscarriages frequently or have a poor obstetric history, they may find natural killer cells as a possible cause for their inability to sustain pregnancy. While these cells are responsible for protecting the body against infections and illnesses such as cancer, they are also singled out with increasing frequency as a […]

Ovulation Induction for Intrauterine Insemination

Ovulation induction is the stimulation of the ovaries to produce and release eggs for fertilization. Infertility in women can commonly be attributed to anovulation, a condition where ovulation does not occur. Infertility can also be due to a woman’s inability to ovulate regularly whether or not she has her monthly period, or also the failure […]

How Sleep Deprivation causes Infertility

Couples who are trying to conceive get plenty of advice: from eating healthy food, to getting plenty of exercise, staying active, and even reducing levels of unwanted or unnecessary stress. Quite often, however, many health professionals neglect to advise their patients to get enough sleep. Despite its value as not only a means of rest, […]

Differences between IUI IVF and ICSI

Medical procedures, whether they are clinical, diagnostic, or therapeutic, often have long names that are often difficult to pronounce and remember. Assistive reproductive therapy is no different, and the modalities may be very different despite having similar sounding names. IUI, ICSI, and IVF are among the most common acronyms mentioned between professionals in the field […]

Micro-epididymal Sperm Aspiration

Micro-epididymal sperm aspiration (MESA) is an outpatient microsurgical procedure for collecting sperm in men who have an absence of sperm in their ejaculate, generally known as azoospermia. There may be several reasons for this, such as poor motility or blockage of the male reproductive duct. Azoospermia can be seen in men who have been diagnosed […]

Fertility Diet For Men

The infertility rate for men has steadily increased through the years. This is caused by a variety of health issues, particularly diet and lifestyle. These days, many men are unaware of the changes that their bodies undergo. It is this lack of information that has led most to believe to be the root cause of […]